The surviving installments of the master satirist's final series, on NBC, for Blue Bonnet Margarine and Tetley Tea through 1947 and Ford Motor Company in 1948-49. Including the "Allen's Alley" for which he's remembered best---with announcer Kenny Delmar as Senator Claghorn, Parker Fennelly as Titus Moody, Minerva Pious as Mrs. Nussbaum, and Peter Donald as Ajax Cassidy, with Alan Reed as Falstaff Openshaw in the first several installments. Among Allen's classics here include the... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Fred Allen, old-time radio, comedy, satire
(06 Episodes) Old Time Radio's "Granby's Green Acres" was created for 1950s Radio by Jay Somers. The radio comedy starred actors Gale Gordon (Mr Mooney of "The Lucy Show) & Bea Benaderet (Kate of "Petticoat Junction" as well as Mrs. Bodine of The Beverly Hillbillies). This great radio program was yet another which made a successful leap from radio to TV when "Green Acres" (starring Eddie Albert & Eva Gabor) debuted on CBS TV Sept 15, 1965; final... Topics: Oldtime Radio, OTR, Sitcom, OTR Teenage Sitcom, Granby's Green Acres
Shamine and Naomi king read three old-time radio plays by taking multiple roles, with backing by Father. Topics: Shamine, Shamine King, Shamine Athena King, Naomi, Naomi King, Saskia, Naomi Saskia King, Naosham,...
Classified as a juvenile crime drama but written and acted with more adult style than most of the breed, "The Green Hornet"---whose protagonist fought crime by infiltrating or even partnering (initially) with known criminal operations, which deceive police into believing him a wanted criminal himself---was the creation of George W. Trendle and Fran Striker, the brains and head writer behind "The Lone Ranger" (whose protagonist, according to storyline, was the great-uncle of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: old-time radio, The Green Hornet, crime drama, juvenile adventure